Tag: Islamic State

Pope condemns ‘murderous folly’ of terrorism after attacks

Pope condemns ‘murderous folly’ of terrorism after attacks

| Junno Arocho Esteves | November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis prayed for victims of the terrorist attack in New York, as well as victims of other terror attacks, and condemned the murder of innocent men and women in the name of God.

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Panel looks at future of religious minorities victimized by IS militants

Panel looks at future of religious minorities victimized by IS militants

| Beth Griffin | November 7, 2017 | 2 Comments

The day she succeeded in her fourth attempt to escape six months of daily rape and humiliation by her Islamic State captors, Iraqi teen Ekhlas Khudur Bajoo made a vow.

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Indian Salesian abducted in Yemen freed

Indian Salesian abducted in Yemen freed

| Junno Arocho Esteves | September 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Indian Salesian Father Tom Uzhunnalil, who was abducted by Islamic State militants in Yemen and held captive for more than a year, was freed.

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Islamic State followers said to desecrate Catholic chapel

Islamic State followers said to desecrate Catholic chapel

| June 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

“The crucifix and images of the Virgin Mary and Jesus Christ were destroyed, while the sacred hosts were thrown all over the floor,” the police chief told ucanews.com.

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House OKs bill to aid genocide victims; Senate urged to act quickly on it

House OKs bill to aid genocide victims; Senate urged to act quickly on it

| Josephine von Dohlen | June 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

The co-authors of a House bill that will provide humanitarian aid to Christians and other religious groups suffering at the hands of Islamic State militants praised the June 6 House passage of the measure and urged the Senate to quickly act on it.

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In Ireland, doctors, church leaders tell the horrors of life in Syria

In Ireland, doctors, church leaders tell the horrors of life in Syria

| Sarah Mac Donald | December 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Fifty percent of Syria’s hospitals and medical centers have been destroyed or looted and their staff kidnapped, tortured or slaughtered, a leading Syrian surgeon told members of the Irish Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee.

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